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The Voice of General Aviation Airports. www.gaairportcoalition.org. Overview of Presentation. What is GAAC? GAAC’s Objectives, Mission, and Focus Benefits and Opportunities of Joining GAAC How To Become A Member Q&A. What is GAAC?. GAAC = General Aviation Airport Coalition

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The voice of general aviation airports

The Voice of General Aviation Airports

www.gaairportcoalition.org


Overview of presentation

Overview of Presentation

  • What is GAAC?

  • GAAC’s Objectives, Mission, and Focus

  • Benefits and Opportunities of Joining GAAC

  • How To Become A Member

  • Q&A


What is gaac

What is GAAC?

  • GAAC = General Aviation Airport Coalition

  • Founded in 2010 to give an exclusive, unified voice to General Aviation Airports

  • Current GAAC Team


Current industry obstacles

Current Industry Obstacles

  • Muddied federal presence in Washington, DC

  • Threat of additional unfunded mandates

  • Municipal budget reductions

  • Lack of national information sharing network

  • No central repository for best practices

  • Disagreements with communities over noise, expansion, etc.


How and what gaac will do

How and What GAAC Will Do

  • FEDERAL FOCUS

  • Federal advocacy campaigns on federal issues such as:

    • AIP Entitlement Fees

    • TSA’s Large Aircraft Security Program

    • Aviation user fees

  • Demonstrate the importance of GA Airports to federal decision makers

  • GAAC’s federal affairs team will work on:

    • Identification and meetings with key federal agency officials and Members of Congress

    • Securing additional members for the GA Congressional Caucus

    • Increasing the profile of GA Airports within the FAA

    • Testifying at congressional hearings

    • Coordinated and targeted legislative lobbying


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How and What GAAC Will Do

LOCAL FOCUS

  • Information portal for members to share information, experiences and best practices.

  • Tools to empower GAAC members to be effective GA airport advocates in their communities

  • Web-based discussion forum to help members manage, operate, and promote GA Airports.


Why should i join

Why Should I Join?

  • Obtain federal and local advocacy tools

  • Help chart the future of GA airports

  • Take a stand on issues that are important to your airport

  • Access interactive web-based forum exclusive to GA airports

    • Share best practices

    • Vendor and product referrals from other airport managers

    • Reference library


How to become a member

How To Become A Member

Three Simple Ways to Join:

  • Visit www.gaairportcoalition.org

  • Sign up today

  • Call 1.202.454.3966


The voice of general aviation airports

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